Note: Subversion support will be removed from GitHub on January 8, 2024. A future release of GitHub Enterprise Server after January 8, 2024 will also remove Subversion support. To read more about this, see the GitHub blog.
Executable files (
svn:executable properties by updating the file mode directly before adding it to the Git repository.
MIME types (
GitHub internally tracks the mime-type properties of files and the commits that added them.
Ignoring unversioned items (
If you've set files and directories to be ignored in Subversion, GitHub will track them internally. Files ignored by subversion clients are completely distinct from entries in a .gitignore file.
Currently unsupported properties
GitHub doesn't currently support
svn:global-ignores, or any properties not listed above, including custom properties.